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Giants manager Bochy indicates Lincecum move coming soon

Although it’s not official yet, it’s likely that Tim Lincecum will be placed on the disabled list for the first time in his nine-year career, according to Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News. There had been speculation that Lincecum would be put in the bullpen due the imminent returns of Jake Peavy and Matt Cain as well as his ineffectiveness of late. However, after...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nori Aoki fractures fibula, out at least two weeks

After Tuesday’s loss against the Padres, Bruce Bochy informed the media that Nori Aoki has a fractured fibula and will be out at least two weeks. There’s no other timetable for his return, according to Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area. Bochy said Aoki has fractured fibula. Out at least two weeks. — Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) June 24, 2015 Aoki was hit by a pitch on a Carlos...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rotation decision looming for Giants manager Bruce Bochy

It would seem like Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is a prime candidate to come out of the rotation following the shortest outing of his career on Sunday. Matt Cain and Jake Peavy both looked good in their rehab starts over the weekend and are poised to soon come off the disabled list. Through his first eight starts of the season, Lincecum had an ERA of 2.08 and looked like the two-time...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants manager Bruce Bochy reacts to firing of Bud Black

Giants manager Bruce Bochy had kind words for the former manager of the San Diego Padres, Bud Black, who was fired on Monday. Per CSN Bay Area:"I called Buddy," Bochy said. "I know Buddy well. We're close. I hated to hear that.”Black actually replaced Bochy in San Diego following the 2006 season. Like Black, Bochy never led the Padres to a championship, but he did lead them to...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants manager Bruce Bochy talks about his book about walks

Giants manager Bruce Bochy probably doesn’t enjoy his walks from the dugout to the mound very much, but off the baseball field he likes to take his walks. In fact, The Globe and Mail recently interviewed him about a book he wrote titled, A Book of Walks, which was released on May 15. Bochy told the Canadian newspaper:I get out and take these walks for a workout but also to give...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bullpen Usage a Growing Concern for Bruce Bochy and the Giants

San Francisco Giants pitcher Javier Lopez leaves the mound after filling the bases on walks during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach) Giants’ manager Bruce Bochy is a genius when it comes to managing his bullpen arms. Just look to the last three World Series runs by San Francisco...
Via The Sports Journal
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Spring Training Highlights

At this point in the spring, players are focused on putting in work to be ready for the start of the season. That is, unless you’re a rookie or marginal player trying to land a job. With that in mind, statistics are virtually meaningless. With more than three weeks remaining, there is still plenty of time for a player to find his groove and earn a spot on the roster. Spring training...
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Undergoes Heart Procedure

The San Francisco Giants may be preparing to defend their World Series championship, but some pretty sobering news came out of Arizona on Thursday. The team released a statement via Twitter indicating that manager Bruce Bochy underwent a heart procedure on Thursday after he experienced some discomfort. Here’s the Giants statement in its entirety. Following his physical yesterday...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

No states are rooting for the Giants in the World Series

It was just four years ago that the San Francisco Giants were America’s cinderella team. Going up against the Texas Rangers back in the 2010 World Series, not many expected the Giants to pull out the first championship in their west coast history. But dominating their way through a five-game series win over the Rangers, Bruce Bochy’s squad started a run that has turned into three...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: is Michael Morse the answer?

When the San Francisco Giants signed Michael Morse to a one-year, $6 million contract in December, they were banking on Morse returning to his 2011 form. In that career year with the Washington Nationals, Morse hit .303 with 31 home runs and 95 RBIs. Morse spent most of his 2013 campaign battling injuries and ended the season batting .215 with 13 homers and 27 RBIs through 88 games...
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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